copy boy—a newspaper employee who runs errands and carries copy to and from the various departments:
- Ronnie, a young, eager copy-boy, bustled in with a handful of news slips.
copy man—a copywriter; a person who makes copies:
- Find A3 papers and copy the whole thing at the copy-service (don’t forget the bottle of whisky for the copy-man).
Note: Neither expression correlates in meaning with the compound copy-cat—a person who copies the words or behavior of another:
- She realizes that this killer is a copycat who is modeling all his killings after famous killers of the past.